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Overnight Postpartum Doula


Overnight Postpartum Doula

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No one understands the value of a good night's sleep like a new parent. With nighttime support, dreaming can become your reality.

Sleep like a baby... Even when your baby doesn't

As a new and sleep-deprived parent, I used to long for a break. At the same time, I didn't want to miss a precious moment with my babies. Nighttime care perfectly fulfills both desires.

Sleep deeply at night, knowing your baby is well-cared for during the long, quiet, and uneventful hours. Wake up refreshed so that you can enjoy more memory-making time with your newborn during the day.

It's a win-win!

A night with your overnight doula

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Before Bed

  • Doula arrives at 10 pm and checks in with family
  • Mother nurses the baby and doula answers breastfeeding questions
  • Father asks the doula about newborn care techniques
  • Parents go to bed or enjoy some quiet time
  • Doula swaddles and rocks the baby to sleep (however many snuggles it takes!)
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While you sleep

  • Doula straightens up the home, folds some laundry, and does some dishes
  • Doula cleans and prepares the breastpump and bottles
  • Doula brings baby to mother to nurse in bed or bottlefeeds the baby
  • Doula changes diapers, reswaddles, and soothes baby to sleep
  • Around midnight, doula starts to rest if baby is asleep
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  • Doula prepares a simple breakfast for the parents
  • Baby is settled in the parents' room
  • Doula shares her notes about what the baby did during the night
  • At 6 am doula reminds family to reach out if they need anything and goes home
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  • Ongoing text, phone, and email support to answer questions and talk through concerns
  • Research-based information and resources to help the family make informed decisions
  • Family has access to the doula's resource library
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A Week in Your Life with a Postpartum Doula

It can be hard to imagine life with a new baby, and what kind of support you may need. In this blog post I’ll take you from Monday to Friday with a detailed peek into my care as a postpartum doula to new families.

Frequently Asked Questions

Give the gift of sleep!

Want to make life easier for new parents in your life? Too far from family to help out? Take care of them by purchasing a doula gift certificate.

A gift certificate will fit your budget and give your loved ones the care they need. They are also a great addition to any baby registry. Certificates can be used towards birth or postpartum packages.

"Sleep soundly at night. Live fully during the day."